MERRILLVILLE | Waste Management Inc. is providing Merrillville residents with a weekly pick up of branches and brush on their regularly scheduled garbage day.
They will collect unlimited brush contained in a clearly marked 35-gallon can with two handles or in a 33-gallon biodegradable bag, or bundled and tied with biodegradable string or twine. The maximum bundle size cannot be larger than 4 feet in length by 3 feet in diameter. The cans and bundles cannot exceed 50 lbs. so they can be managed by one person.
Residents may also bring branches to the Merrillville North Barn facility at 58th Avenue and Tyler Place, just off of Harrison Street. Access the site from 57th Avenue, across from the fire department. The gate hours are from 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon only on the third Saturday of every month.